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Around 500 of the highest scorers in each school year are invited to take part in the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad papers.

England and Wales | Scotland | Northern Ireland | |
---|---|---|---|

Cayley |
Year 9 or below | S2 or below | Year 10 or below |

Hamilton |
Year 10 | S3 | Year 11 |

Maclaurin |
Year 11 | S4 | Year 12 |

All invited participants receive a UKMT keyfob and a Certificate of Qualification, Merit or Distinction depending on performance.

The top 100 students in each paper receive medals; coloured bronze for Cayley, silver for Hamilton and gold for Maclaurin.

Book prizes are awarded to the top 50 students in each paper. The titles vary from year to year.

**Here are the Intermediate Olympiad 2018 thresholds:**

Cayley: Prize/Medal/Distn/Merit 53/50/46/10

Hamilton: Prize/Medal/Distn/Merit 52/46/41/10

Maclaurin: Prize/Medal/Distn/Merit 35/28/24/8

**Please note these are for guidance only; the thresholds are recalculated each year based on the national score distribution.**

Schools with a UKMT centre number may enter pupils in the appropriate school years who did not qualify automatically. A fee is payable, and we would expect discretionary candidates to be talented mathematicians who e.g. were absent for the IMC or narrowly missed the qualifying threshold.

**If you wish to enter discretionary candidates for the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad (only school staff may do this), please enter on-line ****via this form.**

Non-invited entrants i.e. those entered as discretionary candidates by their teachers, are entitled to all awards apart from Certificates of Qualification.

- Dr Frost Maths - Interactive system using UKMT Challenge and Olympiad questions.

**Sample past papers**

**Sample solutions**

You may buy collections of past papers.